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Beaverton teenager takes a meaningful summer vacation


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Photo credit: Girl Scouts of the USA

Via Beaverton Valley Times:

Beaverton 16-year-old Carmen Reddick’s summer vacation was a little different than most of her peers.

While many area teenagers spent their summers playing sports, working part-time jobs or traveling to see family or on vacation, Reddick wanted to make her time away from school more meaningful.

Reddick, a Girl Scout from Beaverton, completed the Costa Rica and Panama Service Challenge Destination with Outward Bound Costa Rica. During the 14-day course, Reddick contributed to two major service-learning projects and pushed her limits with adventure activities.

“My trip was completely amazing and different,” she said. “I will forever remember the places, the food and the people.”

Read the full article at PortlandTribune.com »